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  • Nest i/o hosts Startup Weekend Karachi 2017

    The Nest i/o hosted the Startup Weekend Karachi 2017 from March 24 to March 26 in Karachi to bring together local entrepreneurs and industry leaders to collaborate on ideas, form teams and pitch in front of a panel of judges, said a press release from the technology incubator...

    Startup Weekend is a global event held in over 150 cities all over the world...

  • Two die from heatstroke in Karachi amid forecast of hotter weather

    KARACHI: Soaring temperatures claimed two lives in the city on Friday amid a forecast of a hotter weather in the next two days, with mercury levels expected to rise up to 40 degrees Celsius...

    Earlier, the Pakistan Meteoro­logical Department had issued a warning of rising temperatures in Karachi amid the already hot weather being experienced throughout Sindh...

  • Parts of Karachi receive moderate rain amid forecast of downpour in several cities for today

    KARACHI: The city remained under thick and dark clouds with early hours’ drizzling in different parts of the metropolis on Thursday, a day after the heavy rains wreaked havoc on the city’s ill-maintained electricity and sewerage systems...

    The Meteorological office warned that the current downpour system was “very likely to intensify in the next 24 hours”, producing moderate to heavy rains in Karachi and other parts of Sindh...

  • At least 20 peacocks 'mysteriously' die in Tharparkar over weekend

    As summers approach and temperatures rise in the Thar desert region, reports of death of the region's indigenous birds, the peacocks and their offspring, are increasing, with at least 20 of them reported dead in Sindh's Tharparkar district on Sunday, Dawn has learnt...

    Mohammad Sajan Charo, an activist from Dadsar village, said more than 15 birds were found dead in his area in the last two days
  • Twin cities fall silent due to weekend heat wave

    ISLAMABAD: Temperatures in Islamabad and Rawalpindi hit 45?C and 46?C on Sunday, leading many of the cities’ residents to stay off the roads for most of the day...

    “The situation at poultry farms is the same, due to which not only have they started selling underweight hens but the price for a live hen had also dropped from Rs150 to Rs120 per kilogramme,” he said...

  • Stocks finish weekend session with extended loss

    KARACHI: Stocks fell further for the fourth day on the PSX with the KSE-100 index losing another 214...

    Investors who had hoped for a rally following the upgrade of Pakistan Stock Exchange to MSCI Emerging Market index were disappointed as profit taking continued with foreign investors intensifying their sell-off in the last two days...

  • Morkel ready for Kohli as SA face India over the weekend

    Morne Morkel is hoping for a chance to put the brakes on the prolific Virat Kohli when South Africa face India in their final Champions Trophy group match this weekend...

    Sunday's clash against the title-holders at the Oval has taken on added significance for the Proteas after a shock defeat by Pakistan at Edgbaston on Wednesday...

  • Pre-monsoon rains likely by weekend

    LAHORE: High temperature and humidity caused energy sapping extremely muggy conditions in most parts of the country, including Lahore, again on Thursday as the Met department forecast a relief through the first spell of pre-monsoon rains starting by the weekend...

    Clouds covered the skyline for a while but the weather remained unchanged...

  • Stocks finish weekend session on bullish note

    KARACHI: The stock market continued to march northwards on Friday with the KSE-100 index adding 134...

    Recovery in global crude prices and positive impact of CPEC projects on earnings outlook for cement sector were primary factors in bullish close at the stock market...

  • Punch-trunk love: Chinese elephant crushes cars after Valentine weekend heartbreak

    BEIJING: A heartbroken elephant acted out his thwarted crush on nearly 20 cars near a Chinese nature reserve during a sulk over the Valentine's Day weekend, local media reported Monday...

    The spurned pachyderm ? angry after losing a fight for a mate, the official Xinhua news agency cited rangers as saying ? wandered out of a national park and onto a road in Yunnan province, proceeding to smash and dent visitors' cars in a fit of...

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